UK: The world’s first refrigeration society, the UK’s Institute of Refrigeration, celebrates its 119th anniversary next month with an historical talk at the London Canal Museum.

IoR members and guests are invited to this anniversary networking event on December 5, which is being organised in association with the London Refrigeration Society.

The event will include a talk on the the history of refrigeration in London and a tour of the London Canal Museum – a former ice warehouse and exhibition tracing the history of the ice and ice cream trade. Attendees will also have the chance to descend into the ice well.

In a talk entitled The Birth of the Refrigeration Industry in London 1850-1900, IoR technical committee chairman Andy Pearson, will provide some interesting facts about early pioneers in the refrigeration industry.

Book your place here.